Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions Master Class

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description

This immersive and extended-hour course, led by Global Knowledge Azure experts, will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to take existing ASP.NET MVC application and expand its functionality to the Microsoft Azure platform. You will then capitalize on those skills and accelerate your Azure experience at the end of each day.

The evening hours of your class are designed to reinforce what was learned during the day through targeted real-world scenarios, guided group exercises, and competency-based challenges. These activities will help you understand how to best address this ever changing cloud service and how to immediately apply Azure best practices to your enterprise environment.�

Additionally, this course will assist in your Microsoft 70-532 exam preparation, as the scenarios address specific exam objectives. You will also receive the exam voucher required for certification, along with one free retake voucher if needed. It also includes access to our Microsoft Boot Camp Exclusives, providing indispensable certification exam prep.

Audience

Developers who want to learn how to take existing ASP.NET MVC applications and expand functionality to the Microsoft Azure platform by completing rigorous challenges in an accelerated format to bolster current skill sets.

Prerequisites

  • Experience with the Microsoft Azure platform that includes a basic understanding of its services including implementation and monitoring
  • Experience in building vertically scaled applications
  • Experience with ASP.NET and C#

Learning Objectives

  • Services available in the Azure platform
  • Configure and deploy ASP.NET web applications
  • Create Azure Websites from the gallery
  • Deploy and monitor Azure Websites
  • Create and configure Azure Virtual Machines
  • Cloud services and virtual machine relationships
  • Deploy existing cloud service packages
  • Create, configure, and connect to a SQL database instance
  • Importing a SQL standalone database
  • Create a test environment using PowerShell and the Azure Service Management CmdLets
  • Integrate ASP.NET Identity for the administration portal with Azure Active Directory
  • Deploy the web application projects to Azure

1.�Overview of� the Microsoft Azure Platform

  • Azure Services
  • Management Portals

2.�Establish a Development Environment Using Azure Virtual Machines

  • Construct Azure Virtual Machines
  • Azure Virtual Machine Workloads
  • Migrate Azure Virtual Machine Instances
  • Using Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to Connect to a Virtual Machine

3.�Hosting Web Applications on the Azure Platform

  • Host Web Applications in Azure
  • Configure, Publish, and Manage Azure Websites
  • Monitoring and Analyzing Running Azure Websites

4.�Storing SQL Data in Azure

  • Azure SQL Databases Overview
  • Manage SQL Databases in Azure
  • Use Azure SQL Databases with SQL Server Data Tools
  • Migrate Data to Azure SQL Databases

5.�Design Cloud Applications for Resiliency

  • Application Design Practices for Highly Available Applications
  • Build High Performance Applications using ASP.NET
  • Common Cloud Application Patterns
  • Cache Application Data

6.�Managing Cloud Services in Azure

  • Cloud Services
  • Cloud Service Web Roles
  • Customize Cloud Service Configurations
  • Update and Manage Azure Cloud Service Deployments
  • Cloud Service Worker Roles and Processing
  • Analyze Application Cloud Service Role Instances

7.� Storing NoSQL Data in Azure

  • Azure Storage Overview
  • Azure Storage Tables Overview
  • Table Entity Transactions
  • Azure DocumentDB

8.�Storing and Consuming Files from Azure Storage

  • Azure Storage Blobs
  • Controlling Access to Storage Blobs and Containers
  • Monitor Storage Blobs
  • Configure Azure Storage Accounts
  • Azure Files
  • Upload and Migrate Storage Data

9.�Designing a Communication Strategy Using Queues and Service Bus

  • Queue Mechanisms in Azure
  • Azure Storage Queues Overview
  • Handle Storage Queue Messages
  • Azure Service Bus, Bus Queues, Bus Relay, and Bus Notification Hubs

10.�Manage Infrastructure in Azure

  • Azure Virtual Networks
  • Highly Available Azure Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Configuration Management
  • Customize Azure Virtual Machine Networking

11.�Automate Integration with Azure Resources

  • Azure SDK Client Libraries
  • Scripting Azure Service Management Using PowerShell
  • Azure REST Interface and Resource Manager

12.�Securing Azure Web Applications

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure AD Directories, AD Access Control Service, and AD Multi-Factor Authentication

13.�Maintaining and Monitoring Web Solutions in Azure

  • Deployment Strategies for Web Applications
  • Deploy Azure Web Services
  • Continuous Integration
  • Monitor Cloud Applications

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